What to do and not do during a job interview

What to do and not do during a job interview

By Fox 4 News Staff. CREATED Feb 22, 2012 - UPDATED: Feb 22, 2012

FORT MYERS, Fla. - So you've landed an interview after applying for dozens of jobs. Now comes the hard part.

CareerBuilder surveyed over 3,000 employers and hiring managers and came up with a list of the worst mistakes a candidate can make during a job interview. 

Things you should NOT do:

1.    Answering or texting on phones

2.    Not dressing for the occasion

3.    Talking negatively about previous or current employers

4.    Chewing gum

5.    Showing up late

Things you should do:

1.    Always know a bit about the company you are applying to before the interview.
2.    Preparing special anecdotes to highlight parts of your resume.
3.    The secret to a good interview -- having a good attitude.